• We Moved!

    Our Charleston office has moved to 1210 Truxtun Ave. North Charleston SC 29405

  • Custom Rigging and Lifting Products

    Wire rope and chain slings.
    Flatweb slings.
    Tiedown straps.
    Private label products.

    Custom Fabrication
  • Safety, Quality and Trust

    Charleston’s Rigging & Marine Hardware also does business as Carolina’s Rigging & Crane. We are approaching our 30th anniversary serving our customers. We are very honored to touch so many levels of commerce that we do and we take it very seriously.

    Meet Our Team
  • Wire Rope

    High performance crane rope.
    General purpose.
    Full reels or cut length.
    Custom fabrication wire rope products.

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  • Crane Services

    Our certified technicians conduct scheduled and emergency maintenance or repairs. Annual, monthly and quarterly inspections available. We design, install and conduct certified load testing.

    Our Services
  • Rigging for every type of job.

    There’s no job too big for us. We have three locations and provide service to South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, and beyond.

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  • Cooper River Bridge: view from the top.

    We’re honored to have helped with some amazing projects over the years. Being a part of the Cooper River Bridge construction was one of the most memorable.

    About Charleston’s Rigging
  • Serving the Low Country and the Southeast since 1988

    Charleston’s Rigging has been the go-to source for parts, equipment, rentals and rigging services.

    About Our Team
  • History and Preservation

    We’ve helped shape Charleston by helping build the latest structures, and helping preserve history. This photo shows the Hunley being surfaced.

    Our History

Suppliers and Partners


Crane Services and Parts

Design, installation and repair.

Charleston’s Rigging partners with manufacturers, construction, maritime, energy & transportation/packaging companies who are in need of reputable wire rope, nylon, chain, and hoist products.

At CR we service the southeast and even export to our international customers. With our custom fabrication capabilities, we can create lifting and tiedown material specific to your applications.

Broad inventory and services

All our products adhere to OSHA B30.9, ANSI, and Association of Wire Rope Fabricators best practices. We stock all types of wire rope, nylon, chain, industrial, safety and maritime products. Let us find you the best prices and the best products for special order.

CR offers a rental inventory for that one time use of blocks, toe jacks hoists, dynometers, spreader bars and more. We have proof load testing capacity of 150T inhouse and 100,000lbs mobile testing equipment.

Our crane service division repairs, installs and inspects crane systems and hoists. We know your time is important so we offer 24 hours breakdown service to get you back up and running.

Diversity: Woman-Owned Business

As a small disadvantaged woman-owned business, CR can help you meet your diversity goals while at the same time providing you with great service and products.


Crane Wire rope:  All sizes and lengths available upon request.


Crane Inspections:  24/7 service department.


Bottom block: Replacement blocks, Sheaves, Hooks and Latches.


Below the hook devices and rigging:  wire rope, nylon and chain slings.


Rigging hardware: Shackles, shoulder Eyebolts, Hoist Rings, Snatch Blocks, Turnbuckles, and so much more.

Rigging and Lifting Products

Charleston’s Rigging & Marine Hardware is a distributor of all types of Marine Hardware & Material Handling Equipment.
Look through our products section and give us a call to talk through your project.

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Wide Range of Services


Have a short term project or one-time need? We rent equipment such as Chain Hoists, Air Hoists, Lever Pullers, Hillman Rollers, Air Winches, Dynamometers, and much more.

Workshops & Training

We also offers Rigging Inspection Workshops & Training Sessions. Please call us for details.

24/7 Crane Service

OSHA Inspection, Preventative Maintenance, Load Testing, Certified Technicians, Turnkey Installations

Associations and Certifications


Get in touch with us about your next project!

Charleston: 843-723-7145
Columbia: 803-799-7702
Augusta: 706-396-1700

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